invited

[ verb in-vahyt; noun in-vahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF invited
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This explosion of the doctor's meant that he invited and awaited some contradiction.

He invited them to enter, and shook Katherine by the hand, as if he had not met her for a long time.

Mr. Gladstone was invited to the vacant place, but declined.

Next he went all the way, was asked to go in, and invited to stay to lunch.

He next whispered to him, and (as Dicky says) invited him to join them.

I have invited you to my house, and asked you to spend the night in this room, and sleep in this bed.

Why, when Mrs. Baker invited me to dinner on Christmas day, I dreaded the visit.

He received us with courtesy and invited us to enter and see the fort.

He showed a business letter to John and invited him to read it.

The Assistant Commissioner, invited to take a chair, sat down.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, a back-formation from invitation, or else from Middle French inviter (5c.), from Latin invitare. As a noun variant of invitation it is attested from 1650s. Related: Invited; inviting.

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